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One Liners of the Day, 19 January 2021

Defence

  • A bike rescue vehicle or ambulance, developed for the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) - 'Rakshita'.

Economy

  • First state in the country that issues digital e-stamp, helping banks and corporates to cut down the time wasted in stamp duty process and promotes paperless service - Uttar Pradesh.

International

  • A team of 10 Nepali climbers, led by Nirmal Purja and Mingma Gyalje Sherpa, marked history by becoming the first to scale in winter the world's second highest mountain ‘K2’ (8,611 meters height) which is located in - Gilgit-Baltistan side of the Karakoram range in Pakistan.
  • Archaeologists have discovered the world's oldest known cave painting (of a wild pig) in _____ which dates back to at least 45,500 years - Indonesia.

National

  • The country's first Labour Movement Museum would be launched at - Alappuzha, Kerala.
  • Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) will start providing landline services in Delhi and ____ from 1 March 2021 - Mumbai.
  • The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs signed a MoU on partnering of ministry with KVIC as an implementing agency for - Prime Minister Employment Generation Program (PMEGP).
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ____ which will allow them to identify the cancer-susceptible population from North East India - North East Cancer Hospital and Research Institute (NECHRI), Jorabat, Assam.
  • The Finance ministry has notified the ____ under which national and regional centres will be set up to facilitate the conduct of faceless penalty proceedings in income tax cases - Faceless Penalty Scheme.

State Current Affairs

  • In A First, a resolution was passed by this state Home department that will allow recruiting people from the transgender community into the Police force - Bihar.

General Knowledge

  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Legislation for giving effect to international agreements” - Article 253.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Inconsistency between laws made by Parliament and laws made by the Legislatures of States” - Article 254.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Obligation of States and the Union” - Article 256.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Control of the Union over States in certain cases” - Article 257.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Power of the States to entrust functions to the Union” - Article 258A.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Jurisdiction of the Union in relation to territories outside India” - Article 260.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Public acts, records and judicial proceedings” - Article 261.

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